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[den-bee-sheer, -sher]
  1. a historic county in Clywd in N Wales.
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Also called Den·bigh.
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Examples from the Web for denbighshire

Historical Examples

  • For Lloyd and the tenants of Hewlington in Denbighshire, see pp. 302–303.

    The Agrarian Problem in the Sixteenth Century

    Richard Henry Tawney

  • For instance, there was a great fair which was wont to be held at Rhuddlan, in Denbighshire.

    Christmas Evans

    Paxton Hood

  • The surface of Denbighshire is irregular, and physically diversified.

  • He wandered about Denbighshire, Merionethshire, and Carnarvonshire.

  • But now to proceed to the tradition that makes the memory of this cow dear to the inhabitants of the Denbighshire moorland.

    Welsh Folk-Lore

    Elias Owen

British Dictionary definitions for denbighshire


  1. a county of N Wales: split between Clwyd and Gwynedd in 1974; reinstated with different boundaries in 1996: borders the Irish Sea, with the Cambrian Mountains in the south: chiefly agricultural. Administrative centre: Ruthin. Pop: 94 900 (2003 est). Area: 844 sq km (327 sq miles)
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